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Verse (26:129) - English Translation


Welcome to the Quranic Arabic Corpus, an annotated linguistic resource for the Holy Quran. This page shows seven parallel translations in English for the 129th verse of chapter 26 (sūrat l-shuʿarā). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (26) sūrat l-shuʿarā (The Poets)

Sahih International: And take for yourselves palaces and fortresses that you might abide eternally?

Pickthall: And seek ye out strongholds, that haply ye may last for ever?

Yusuf Ali: "And do ye get for yourselves fine buildings in the hope of living therein (for ever)?

Shakir: And you make strong fortresses that perhaps you may

Muhammad Sarwar: and raise strong mansions as if you were to live forever?

Mohsin Khan: "And do you get for yourselves palaces (fine buildings) as if you will live therein for ever.

Arberry: and do you take to you castles, haply to dwell forever?

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